Sing a Song
We Shall Overcome
We shall overcome, We shall overcome,
We shall overcome some day.
Deep in my heart, I do believe,
We shall overcome someday.
What Is Juneteenth and Why Do We Celebrate?
Today is Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the U. S. Here are a lot of activities families can do together to celebrate.
Read a Book
Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries.
- Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper
- All different now: Juneteenth, the first day of freedom by Angela Johnson; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
See the June Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!